Abortion supporters use terms like "safe exclusion zones” to ban and criminalise pro-life people from peacefully gathering outside of hospitals and abortion centres to pray and offer support to vulnerable women.
Responding to results of a damning survey from Down Syndrome Ireland, Aontú Leader & Meath West TD, Peadar Tóibín, and Aontú Rep for Louth, Michael O’Dowd, have criticised the abandonment of people with Down Syndrome by the HSE and the immediate need for action.
Actor Tommy Jessop has been recently named an ambassador of Mencap, the UK's leading charity for people with learning disabilities, and hopes to use this new role to inspire people with learning disabilities to achieve their dreams and ambitions.
The National Records of Scotland have released the statistics for the first two quarters of 2021, revealing an increase in registered deaths, and a decrease in registered births, with one quarter registering its lowest number of births since civil registration began.
An estimate of 10,000 babies have been saved from abortion since the Texas Heartbeat Act came into effect. This comes as the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases in regards to this law last month. Last week the Court ruled that the law is to remain in place, but that abortion facilities are also allowed to file a lawsuit against the law, which could halt it in the state.
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) has called for a legislation that would prevent people with Down's Syndrome from being discriminated against when needing life saving medical procedures, after a 4 month old baby passed away as a result of being denied a heart transplant.